El Chalten Trekking Itinerary

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    • Total twin price tool tip
      USD $870
      CAD $930
      AUD $965
      EUR €670
      GBP £575
      NZD $1,145
      ZAR R8,785
      CHF FR825
    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $1,510
      CAD $1,605
      AUD $1,670
      EUR €1,160
      GBP £1,000
      NZD $1,980
      ZAR R15,200
      CHF FR1,430
    • Explorer, Short Breaks - Group Adventures
    • Original
El Chalten peaks

Arrive in the small, bustling town of El Calafate, a former sheep station and trading outpost on the southern shore of Lago Argentino. Today the town caters to a busy tourist trade, with most people coming to visit the nearby Perito Moreno Glacier. El Calafate takes its name from a native berry, which when eaten supposedly assures a return trip to Patagonia. Relax during the day before a welcome meeting in the evening.
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Journey out on a day tour of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Hop on a catamaran for spectacular views of the glacier from Lago Argentino or simply stroll the platforms and walkways for a unique perspective of both sides. Bring some tasty snacks and a hot beverage, pick a comfy spot and marvel as chunks of ice break off and tumble into the waters more 60 m below. Return to El Calafate to catch a local bus out to El Chalten.
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Lace up those hiking boots and head out on Patagonia's most celebrated trails – Laguna de los Tres and Laguna Las Torres. Trek through barren, rocky valleys and verdant plains, with backdrops of aquamarine glacial lakes and towering ice-covered mountain peaks.
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Today is free for you to spend however you please. Plot out a walk or just kick back with a glass or two of Argentinian wine in one of the cosy cafes. Return to El Calafate for a final group dinner, where this Patagonian adventure finishes up.
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